Independent Scottish Schools by A Level
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This table lists the Top Scottish Independent Schools based on 2018 A Level results. Rankings are based on the percentage of A Level entries awarded A* and A grades. Note that many Scottish Schools offer Advanced Highers instead of A levels and these are listed separately. Children would typically choose an A level Scottish school if they were intending to apply to an English University.
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|A + A* %||Name||Day/Board||Boy/Girl||Day £||Board £|
|1||61.54||St George's School for Girls - Edinburgh||Both||Girls||13,875||29,010|
|2||50.85||Merchiston Castle School||Both||Boys||24,210||32,910|
- We make every effort to obtain results for every independent school, but there are sometimes a few gaps in our data, because the information is not freely available or because a school will not supply it. In most cases this applies to schools that would not appear in the top quartile of the table.
- Sometimes grades improve as a result of appeals or remarks and we may update the data periodically, as long it does not distort the results of schools which have not given us their remarks. We encourage all schools to supply corrections or additions by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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